Rio Olympics 2016: Russia win women’s team sabre gold

Yana Egorian
Russia's individual champion Yana Egorian (left) won her second gold of the Rio Games

Russia won Olympic gold in the women's team sabre, beating Ukraine 45-30 in the final in Rio.

Sofya Velikaya, Yuliya Gavrilova and individual champion Yana Egorian took the maximum of five points off Ukraine in all nine fights.

In the bronze-medal match, the United States - featuring Ibtihaj Muhammad - beat Italy.

The 30-year-old from New Jersey is the first hijab-wearing athlete to represent the US at an Olympics.

US fencing team win bronze
Ibtihaj Muhammad congratulates team-mate Dagmara Wozniak after the USA won bronze

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